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Managing Employees

3 min read

5 tips for hiring during a talent shortage

As the pandemic recedes and the economy slowly reopens, small business owners are facing a perhaps familiar question within a particularly unique context: How can I hire the right people during a labor shortage?  As a business owner, you may be experiencing firsthand the difficulty of finding great job candidates ...

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Tricia Huebner

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How to build an effective management system

If you’re a dedicated business owner, you’re working tirelessly, day in and day out, to make your business run and produce consistent, predictable results. You might often say to yourself, “Why can’t I rely on my people to make sure everything works? Why am I the one constantly holding everything together?” The an...

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Tricia Huebner

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Managing Money

4 min read

Manage your cash flow to increase profit

In small businesses, it’s not uncommon to accrue millions of dollars in revenue each year without actually producing any meaningful cash flow. You may very well know how frustrating it can be to show profit on your income statement, but not have money in the bank. One part of this issue is a fundamental misunderst...

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Tricia Huebner

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Create a strong leadership system for your small business

A strong Leadership System is foundational to any business, but understanding leadership as a system (rather than merely certain competencies) is foreign to many entrepreneurs. Instead, business owners tend to focus on developing leadership skills—communication, team development, strategic thinking—which are unden...

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Tricia Huebner

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Finding Customers

3 min read

4 tips for avoiding marketing myopia in your small business

Any entrepreneur who’s had to pivot their business during the pandemic can attest: Hardship breeds innovation. We’ve seen many EMyth Clients make critical creative shifts in their business or delivery model in order to meet their customers where they were—and to keep their company alive. But now that life is slowl...

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Tricia Huebner

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Manage your schedule as a busy entrepreneur

If there’s one thing all business owners can agree on, it’s how precious time is as a commodity— there’s never enough of it, for one. The average work day is unstructured, full of distractions and fires, and it often ends with “one more thing” that keeps you in the office long after you planned to leave. And in th...

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Tricia Huebner

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Finding Customers

4 min read

Discover your ideal customer

Seth Godin once said, “Everyone is not your customer.” And he’s not wrong. While your potential market may consist of everyone in theory, not everyone is your ideal customer. For small business owners, the idea of turning away customers can feel foolish. Why would you narrow down the pool of people who may want to...

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Tricia Huebner

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Business Systems

2 min read

How to start systematizing your business

As a business owner, sometimes the hardest part of the job is knowing what decisions to make. Maybe you look to other businesses you admire and wonder: How do they do it? How are they finding the right customers, or building such a recognizable brand—and doing it with the same unwavering efficiency every single ti...

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Tricia Huebner

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6 steps to creating the perfect organization chart

The pandemic has shown us one indisputable truth: There’s always a different way of doing things. Whether in life or in business, we’ve all made adjustments to our standard mode of functioning. And it hasn’t been easy—it’s never easy to make dramatic changes. But now, as the world is slowly shifting back to in-per...

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Tricia Huebner

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Business Systems

2 min read

How strong are your business systems?

When small business owners find a moment to catch their breath and take a look at where everything stands, they'll sometimes find that there’s a gap between what's happened in their business and what they hope's to come. As a business coach, I often help my clients build the bridge between those two points, helpin...

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Tricia Huebner

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Leadership

3 min read

What 2020 taught me about leadership

One of the most transformative ideas I help business owners understand is the distinction between working on your business and working in it. But what does that really mean? Put simply, it’s the difference between strategic and tactical work.

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Tricia Huebner

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What is business coaching?

Business coaching has become a common and important practice for CEOs and business owners who want to advance themselves and their companies. Still, many business leaders don’t truly understand what coaching actually is. In short, business coaching is a collaborative relationship between a business owner or CEO an...

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Tricia Huebner